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What caused the 7 year war?

In the early 1750s, French expansion into the Ohio River valley repeatedly brought France into armed conflict with the British colonies. In 1756–the first official year of fighting in the Seven Years War–the British suffered a series of defeats against the French and their broad network of Native American alliances.

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Also asked, what started the 7 year war?

The Seven Years' War, also known as the French and Indian War, began in 1756 when the fighting between French and colonists merged into a European conflict involving France, Austria, and Russia against Prussia and Britain.

Additionally, what were the causes of the French and Indian War? Causes of the French and Indian War The French and Indian War began over the specific issue of whether the upper Ohio River valley was a part of the British Empire, and therefore open for trade and settlement by Virginians and Pennsylvanians, or part of the French Empire.

Hereof, what were the causes and effects of the Seven Years War?

Cause and Effect of the Seven Year's War in America. The Seven Years' War was caused by Britain's need for expansion and resulted in devastating debt, the humiliation of the French, and soured relations between the British and its colonies ultimately leading to the American Revolution.

Who won the seven year war?

Britain

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